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Grape harvest begins in Georgia’s wine region Kakheti

By | September 3rd, 2016|Categories: Economy, News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch–This year’s grape harvest has begun in Georgia’s eastern Kakheti region. More than 1,850 tons of rkatsiteli grape and more than 1,110 tons of saperavi has been processed in Dedoplistskaro. Wine producing companies pay 80 tetris for saperavi, […]

Georgia’s controversial new immigration law may be changed

By | October 6th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Irakli Garibashvili made the comment while inspecting the grape harvesting in Kakheti. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The Georgian government may change a new controversial law on immigration that has caused a wave of confusion and irritation in the country’s expat community. Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili said this during a visit to the eastern Kakheti region […]

Best Georgian wine harvest in decades

By | September 30th, 2013|Categories: Economy, News|Tags: |

Grapes harvested in Georgia. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–81 companies have received and produced the highest amounts of grapes for decades, according to the Agriculture Ministry: 80 097.6 tons of grapes have already been processed this season. Last year, the number was 52 000 tons. Of Saperavi, one of the […]

Georgia increases subsidizes for wine industry threefold

By | August 15th, 2013|Categories: Economy, News|Tags: , |

Minister of Agriculture Shalva Pipia. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The government in Georgia is subsidizing the grape harvest with 25 million lari (USD 15 million) in the form of cheap loans to wine companies. This is a threefold rise, compared to previous years. Explaining the increased stimulation of the wine […]